Dangerous Heat Wave from the Midwest to East Coast

A large ridge of high pressure extending from the Central to Eastern U.S. will deliver a dangerous summer heat wave through the weekend. Widespread excessive heat warnings and heat advisories already cover the Eastern two-thirds of the country. A number of record highs and overnight warm minimum temperatures are likely. Heat indices will surge past 100 degrees and approach the 110s. Heat Safety! Read More >

Current conditions at

Lafayette, Lafayette Regional Airport (KLFT)

Lat: 30.2° N Lon: 91.99° W Elev: 39 ft.

Fair

79°F

26°C

Humidity 97%
Wind Speed Calm
Barometer 30.03 in (1016.8 mb)
Dewpoint 78°F (26°C)
Visibility 10.00 mi
Heat Index84°F (29°C)
Last update 19 Jul 12:53 am CDT
Detailed forecast for

Lafayette Parish

Tonight
Partly cloudy. Lows in the mid 70s. South winds up to 10 mph.
Friday
Partly sunny. A 30 percent chance of showers and thunderstorms in the afternoon. Highs in the lower 90s. South winds up to 10 mph.
Friday Night
Partly cloudy. Lows in the mid 70s. Southeast winds up to 10 mph.
Saturday
Partly sunny with a 50 percent chance of showers and thunderstorms. Highs around 90. Southeast winds 5 to 10 mph.
Saturday Night
Mostly cloudy. Lows in the mid 70s. Southeast winds up to 5 mph.
Sunday
Showers and thunderstorms likely. Highs in the upper 80s. Chance of precipitation 70 percent.
Sunday Night
Mostly cloudy in the evening then becoming partly cloudy. A 20 percent chance of showers and thunderstorms. Lows in the mid 70s.
Monday
Showers and thunderstorms likely. Highs in the upper 80s. Chance of precipitation 60 percent.
Monday Night
Mostly cloudy with a 40 percent chance of showers and thunderstorms. Lows in the mid 70s.
Tuesday
Showers and thunderstorms likely. Highs in the upper 80s. Chance of precipitation 70 percent.
Tuesday Night
Mostly cloudy with a 40 percent chance of showers and thunderstorms. Lows in the lower 70s.
Wednesday
Partly sunny with showers and thunderstorms likely. Highs in the upper 80s. Chance of precipitation 60 percent.
Wednesday Night
Mostly cloudy with a 40 percent chance of showers and thunderstorms. Lows in the lower 70s.
Thursday
Partly sunny with a 40 percent chance of showers and thunderstorms. Highs in the upper 80s.



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256 PM CDT Thu Jul 18 2019
 
 

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